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JAM Music Lab University Offers Chance to Win Scholarship in Vienna (Extended Application Deadline) & Distant Studies

May 14, 2020

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

 

JAM Music Lab University, Private University For Jazz and Popular Music Vienna

and AUSTRIA’S PREMIER RADIO STATION Ö1

 

OFFER A CHANCE TO STUDY JAZZ IN VIENNA: WIN A MASTER OF ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE:

MAY 31, 2020

&

NEW: DISTANT STUDIES FOR MUSIC IN VIENNA!

Unique opportunity for working musicians and music teachers. The JAM MUSIC LAB University plans blended learning studies for Bachelor and Master in Arts and Education. E-learning for theory and science. Curated study and special programs during the summer months and holidays.

Pre-registrations now: office@jammusiclab.com

 

Covid-19 has changed everyone’s lives, including our approach to  music  study. We are proud to announce that Vienna’s JAM MUSIC LAB Private University for Jazz and Popular Music is now featuring online and onsite education.  

The University will offer specially designed programs for students and music teachers who want to further their education.

Beyond the traditional classroom experience, JAM and the city of Vienna plan to offer opportunities for virtual study, combining  advanced  pursuit of digital degrees with the lifestyle of this celebrated European destination. Experience music in the city of its birth, Vienna.

For more information contact office@jammusiclab.com and apply online. Study availabilities are limited.

 

As part of its annual initiative for developing new artists, the Ö1 Talent Scholarship will send a promising young musician to school in Vienna. It will underwrite the cost of a Master of Arts degree at the JAM MUSIC LAB, Vienna's premier university for the study of jazz and pop music. The program spans two years, and is designed to launch an international career.

The scholarship will be decided by a panel of experts from the JAM MUSIC LAB and Ö1.

Award Criteria & Schedule

  • Instrumentalists/vocalists must be no older than 28 years, with Bachelor of Arts degree.
  • The applicant should possess a prominent spirit of innovation and originality in jazz, with an emphasis on communication and interaction, in both composed and improvised forms.
  • The Application deadline has been extended to May 31, 2020. The winners will be announced in July. Finalists will perform live at the JAM MUSIC LAB in Vienna (Dates TBA). The winner should be available for two scheduled Ö1 events.

Submission Requirements

  • An unedited video featuring 2 - 3 musical performances (professional quality not required, mobile phone recording accepted);
  • Documentation of previous musical experiences and projects, as well as education history. A CV and a photo of the artist (min. 300 dpi).
  • Non-Austrian citizens need proof of permanent residence in Austria for the time of their study.

For additional information on the Ö1 Talent Scholarship, please click here:

https://www.jammusiclab.com/news/o1-awards-another-jazz-scholarship-masters-arts-music

 

About JAM MUSIC LAB

JML is a private University led by Director Marcus Ratka. It is located in the Music City Gasometer in the 11TH district of Vienna, Austria. It is an innovative, distinguished boutique university, specializing in the jazz and popular music of the 21st century. 

Mission & Philosophy: https://www.jammusiclab.com/about-jam/mission-philosophy

 

Why Vienna?

It is one of the most livable cities, affordable for students, with high-profile orchestras, music venues and cultural opportunities. It has a prominent contemporary arts and music scene.

Vienna has been ranked the most livable city in the world for the tenth year in a row. The Austrian capital topped the new Mercer Quality of Living Survey.

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/vienna-best-city-live-quality-liferanking-mercer-australia-europe-a8820396.html

and

https://www.wien.gv.at/english/politics/international/comparison/mercer-study.html

The city has one of the largest student populations worldwide - one out of 10 Viennese is a student. 

In German: https://www.diepresse.com/1492575/studie-23-milliarden-fur-wien-durch-studenten

JAM’s partner is the University of Music and Performing Arts (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien - MDW). It is ranked the #1 music university worldwide (comparable to Juilliard). https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subjectrankings/2019/performing-arts

 


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